COVID-19 Urban Thinkers Campus Series #2 – Megacities’ post-covid planning

World urban Campaign, UN-Habitat
COVID-19 Urban Thinkers Campus Series #2



Megacities’ post-covid planning
3rd, July, 2020 – from 3:00pm to 4:30pm CET
Moderated by Marianne Malez, Fnau-MTPA

3:00pm (5’)
Introduction: Urban Thinkers Campuses – objectives of the new edition
Christine Auclair, World Urban Campaign

3:05pm (5’)
The objectives and the scopes of the UTC on megacities’ post-covid planning.
Eric Huybrechts, Institut Paris Region – MTPA

3:10pm (15’)
Roundtable 1: Global networks to support megacities post-covid planning.
Octavi de la Varga, Metropolis (5’)
Frank Dhondt, ISOCARP (5’)
Brigitte Bariol-Mathais, Fnau – MTPA (5’)

3:25pm (40’)
Three questions will be asked to the speakers:
• How COVID crisis shows vulnerabilities on megacities?
• How COVID crisis changes orientations for large city developments (behavior changes, new
focus on policies)?
• How COVID crisis changes the way to plan megacities?
Gabriel Lafranchi, City of Buenos Aires (10’)
Sebastien Chambe, Institut Paris Region (10’)
Jeremy Moses, Regional Plan Association, New York (10’)
Mduduzi Mbada, Gauteng Provincial Government, Johannesburg (10’)

3:55pm (30’)

4:25pm (5’)

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